Mubarak’s cancer care
TOPPLED Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is receiving medical treatment for cancer in Saudi Arabia, according to a report in the state-owned AlAkhbar newspaper.
‘‘ Mubarak is currently in a military base in the city of Tabuk and is receiving treatment for colon and pancreatic cancer,’’ the report said, citing ‘‘ informed sources.’’
‘‘ He is undergoing chemotherapy every five days,’’ it said.
After he resigned on February 11 and handed power to a military council, Mubarak, 82, left for the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, where he had regularly hosted foreign guests.